Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and associated factors in women and newborns in the immediate postpartum period

OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and its associated factors in women and their newborns in the postpartum period. METHODS This cross-sectional study evaluated vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in 226 women and their newborns in Viçosa (Minas Gerais, BR) between December 2011 and November 2012. Cord blood and venous maternal… (More)